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Thomas Erskine Hite, American lawyer. Bar: South Carolina 1978, United States District Court South Carolina 1978, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1978, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1985.

Background

Hite, Thomas Erskine was born on February 22, 1953 in Greenwood, South Carolina, United States. Son of Thomas Erskine and Mary (Harper) Hite.

Education

Bachelor, University South Carolina, 1975. Juris Doctor, University South Carolina, 1978.

Career

Associate Lowery & Vaughn, Anderson, South Carolina, 1975-1977. Partner Day, Williams & Hite, Seneca, 1977-1978, Hite & Pruitt, Abbeville, since 1978. Attorney City of Abbeville, since 1982.

Founder, board directors Bank of Abbeville, since 1987.

Achievements

  • Bar: South Carolina 1978, United States District Court South Carolina 1978, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1978, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1985.

Religion

People need to grow in relationship with God, whose love constantly prompts to transform people.

Politics

Some people think that involvement in political life is something Christians should avoid. But God is present everywhere, including political institutions.

Views

As human beings people are a part of a cruel and violent and unjust world that feels like it cannot be changed. By accepting forgiveness and liberation, God enables to resist evil and to live life that can make this world a better place.

Membership

Attorney Abbeville School District, since 1982. Member State Development Board, Columbia, since 1985. Member American Bar Association, Association Trial Lawyers American, South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, Abbeville Chamber of Commerce (founder 1978).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hunting with bow and arrow.

Connections

Married Debra Seal, August 17, 1975. Children: Heather, Thomas III, Merideth.

father:
Thomas Erskine Hite

mother:
Mary (Harper) Hite

spouse:
Debra Seal

children:
Heather Hite

Thomas III Hite

Merideth Hite